Black and white headshot of middle-aged white man, Dr. Stephen Chasen.
“The option to end a pregnancy when there are complications is crucial to preserve the health of women, and wherever this is restricted or banned, women will die.” Dr. Stephen Chasen,  professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology, on abortion CNN.com, “Erin Burnett Out Front,”  June 24, 2022
Black and white headshot of middle-aged white woman with shoulder-length hair, Dr. Sallie Permar.
“Once you have good results, without safety signals, you might want to think about doing things in a way that would include vulnerable groups, such as pregnant women and children, more quickly.” Dr. Sallie Permar,  chair of pediatrics and Nancy C. Paduano Professor in Pediatrics, on pediatric COVID vaccines The Washington Post,  June 17, 2022
Black and white headshot of young white woman with shoulder-length hair, Dr. Cori Green.
“We need to overhaul the whole system. We need to see mental health through a prevention lens and stop seeing physical health as different than mental health.” Dr. Cori Green,  associate professor of clinical pediatrics, on mental health care for children New York Times,  May 10, 2022
 Black and white headshot of middle-aged white woman with shoulder-length hair, Dr. Holly Prigerson.
“It might be helpful to think of [prolonged grief disorder] as a chronic condition — like arthritis — that may be life-long, but the goal is to learn to live with it in a healthy, adaptive way.” Dr. Holly Prigerson,  co-director, Center for Research on End-of-Life Care at Weill Cornell Medicine and Irving Sherwood Wright Professor in Geriatrics, on complicated grief healthcentral.com,  May 10, 2022
Headshot of middle-aged Black woman with dark hair pulled back, Dr. Lisa Newman.
“If we’re going to eliminate disparities, we have to do our jobs much better than we have been doing them.” Dr. Lisa Newman,  chief of the section of breast surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, on racial minorities having higher cancer death rates than their white counterparts abcnewsgo.com,  June 8, 2022

Fall 2022 Front to Back

  • From the Dean

    A Message from the Dean

    As an academic medical center, our tripartite mission is what drives us forward: we thrive on providing world-class care to our patients, making groundbreaking discoveries that are changing the future of medicine, and teaching the health care leaders of tomorrow.
  • Features

    The Search for a Cure

    Weill Cornell Medicine scientists aim to liberate those living with HIV by subduing the virus for good.
  • Features

    Evasive Action

    Could interrupting the evolutionary process of mutating cells hold the key to vanquishing cancer? Researchers led by Dr. Dan Landau are on the case.
  • Features

    New Frame of Mind

    Psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Conor Liston (M.D. ’08, Ph.D.) and his team are poised to upend the way mental health disorders are diagnosed and treated.
  • Notable

    New Cancer Director

    Internationally acclaimed medical oncologist Dr. Jedd Wolchok, whose innovations in immunotherapy revolutionized melanoma treatment, was recently recruited as the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine.
  • Notable

    3 Questions

    Dr. Jay Varma, director of the new Center for Pandemic Prevention and Response, explains why an interdisciplinary approach is critical.
  • Notable


    Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members are leading the conversation about important health issues across the country and around the world.
  • Notable

    Notable News Briefs

    Faculty appointments, honors, awards and more — from around campus and beyond.
  • Notable


    In the global scientific effort to understand vaccine and natural immunity to SARS-CoV-2, Weill Cornell Medicine’s location in Qatar, a country of only a few million people, has been making an outsized contribution.
  • Grand Rounds

    Chiari Malformation

    When is Surgery Necessary?
  • Grand Rounds

    3 Questions

    Dr. Susan Loeb-Zeitlin, who worked with a multidisciplinary team to launch the new Women’s Midlife Program, shares insights about making menopause manageable.
  • Grand Rounds

    Social Impediments to Health

    The murder of George Floyd and the resulting national reckoning on race, along with the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, galvanized creation of the Anti-Racism Curriculum Committee at Weill Cornell Medicine.
  • Grand Rounds

    Grand Rounds News Briefs

    The latest on teaching, learning and patient-centered care.
  • Discovery

    COVID-19 and Diabetes

    Basic science and clinical investigations converge to offer answers.
  • Discovery

    Development of Schizophrenia

    Multiple changes in brain cells during the first month of embryonic development may contribute to schizophrenia later in life.
  • Discovery


    The latest advances in faculty research, published in the world’s leading journals.
  • Alumni


    From taking the lead in newborn medicine to forging critical connections to move research from the bench to the bedside, our alumni are making an impact.
  • Alumni


    What’s new with you?
    Keep your classmates up to date on all your latest achievements with an Alumni Note.
  • Alumni

    In Memoriam

    Marking the passing of our faculty and alumni.
  • Alumni


    Marking celebratory events in the lives of our students, including Match Day, the White Coat Ceremony and Graduation.
  • Second Opinion

    A New Lens

    What’s one way that medical education must change to better address health inequities?
  • Exchange

    Pivot Points

    Two women leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine whose professional paths have connected discuss the power of mentorship — for themselves and other women in academic medicine.
  • Muse

    Two Forms of Truth

    Dr. Laura Kolbe, whose poetry has garnered notable honors, talks candidly about how her writing helps her build a bridge to her work as a clinician.
  • Spotlight

    Building Connections

    Dr. Kathleen Foley (M.D. ’69) has been bringing people together throughout her expansive career as a specialist in pain management and palliative care for cancer patients.